Tall Tales Of Ex-Panther Coach & GM Mike Keenan By Jeremy Roenick

If you didn’t already know, Jeremy Roenick has a new book out that based on the excerpt that I’ve included later on in this post from Deadspin, promises to be a smash hit.  Roenick who we all know is colorful, outspoken, and never one to shy away from the microphone, can tell some great stories.  After a long and successful NHL career you can bet that he has a lot to say.

As you know from reading our new site, and our former site, I am a huge fan of both Jeremy Roenick as well as Mike Keenan.  Go ahead, shoot me, but I have my reasons, and can back up any response that you have, including accusing me of being crazy.  For those of you that thought Keenan was a loose cannon here in Florida, wait till you read some of what Roenick has to say in the excerpt that appeared in Deadspin.  It’s loaded with a number of wacky and sordid tales of late night tomfoolery as told by Roenick, who was very fortunate in a couple situations to come out alive. 

Roenick credits Keenan for molding him into the hockey player that he became, and for me it was a pleasure to watch that unfold in person while I lived in Chicago.  Roenick also admitted the same thing when he accounced his retirement a couple of years ago.

If you’re wondering what to get me for Christmas, JR’s book and some Molson Canadian will be just fine!

Thanks for reading.  We welcome your comments and opinions.

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